About Hide Yamamoto

Hide is a consultant urological surgeon at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells Hospital NHS Trust. His practice encompasses all areas of general urology with specific interests in robotic cancer surgery, MRI-guided transperineal prostate biopsy, bladder cancer surgery, and holmium laser prostate surgery.

He was educated at St. Edwards in Oxford before attending Cambridge University to read Medicine. Since commencing his medical career in 2002 he has provided continuous care in the NHS except during his PhD in prostate cancer at UCL funded by a British Urological Foundation scholarship.

His postgraduate urological training took place within the South Thames Rotation which included Guy’s Hospital, The Royal Marsden Hospital, and King’s College London Hospital. During this time he undertook training in all areas of general urology including subspecialty training in uro-oncology, andrology, stone surgery, and transplant urology.

He also held a joint position during clinical training as an Academic Clinical Lecturer at KCL and led novel several translational research projects in prostate and bladder cancer.

He is the current lead for the urgent referral pathways for prostate and bladder cancer in the Trust and also the lead for education in the department.